Vice President Joe Biden behaved like “an obnoxious drunk” during his debate Thursday night with Paul Ryan, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said.

“I thought that Joe Biden came across like a guy you meet at a cocktail party or some political event, an obnoxious drunk who’s loud and boisterous and interrupts every conversation,” Huckabee said on Fox News. “He just is the kind of guy you want to get away from as quickly as you can and go find someone else to talk to. It was just boorish behavior for the first half.”

Critics have blasted Biden for smirking and laughing during the debate. For what it’s worth, Biden famously does not drink.

“I think somewhere during the debate he took Ritalin and he started calming down by the end,” Huckabee continued. “It was not the kind of thing that was very helpful to Joe Biden, his image with voters in the heartland of America who are taught to be polite, and he just wasn’t.”

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